Jr High Cross-Country Meet (10-20-2014)
The Junior High Lady Mules won the District 2-3A Cross-Country Championship with a total of 33 points. Liliana Martinez led the Lady Mules around the two-mile Mae Simmons Park Course in Lubbock Monday afternoon. She won the individual gold medal and is now the two-time District 2-3A Individual Champion.
Joceline Ramirez finished fourth, Reina Regalado took eighth place and Alejandra Castillo placed eleventh. Valeria Carreaga, Natalie Diaz, Mercy Manzanales, Adriana Mora, Kinsey Parker, Mia Reyna, Anahi Sandoval, Val Toscano, Citlalli Vargas, Perla Vasquez, Jailyn Vidana, Chloe Villa and Alyssa Wheeler also competed for the Lady Mules.
The Mules also took the District 2-3A Championship with a total of 21 points. Jose Nava led the Mules on the three-mile course and won the individual silver medal. Ean Hasley took the bronze medal and Eduardo Pantoja finished fourth.
Damian Juarez was close behind for fifth place, Ethan Gonzales ran eighth and Beto Mendoza finished tenth. Jesus Montiel, Ricky Diaz, Luke Leal, Jacob Barron, Matt Fullen, Keaton Myers and Julian Elizalde also competed for the Mules.
“Our athletes have put in many hours and worked incredibly hard this year,” said Muleshoe Junior High coach Jalissa King. “It feels fantastic to bring home both District Championships as well as these individual accolades. We are celebrating all of their hard work. It truly is a great day to be Mules and Lady Mules!”